The 2019 NFL trade deadline has come and gone. After weeks of speculation surrounding some of the league's biggest names, a number of players found new homes for the second half of the season, while some of the biggest names rumored to be on the move are in the end staying put.
The Jets were reportedly looking to trade running back Le'Veon Bell before the 4 p.m. ET trade deadline on Tuesday. Trading Bell would have freed up space on New York's payroll after they signed him to a four-year, $52.5 million deal this year. The Eagles were allegedly interested in Bell, but the New York Daily News' Manish Mehta reports "it would be cost-prohibitive" for Philadelphia to acquire Bell.
According to the MMQB's Albert Breer, the Jets were "certainly receptive to the idea of moving Bell." He is affordable for the rest of the 2019 season with $1.06 million left in his base salary. However, Bell is set to make $13.6 million in 2020, most of which is fully guaranteed.
ESPN's Rich Cimini reports all Jets players were considered for a trade, including safety Jamal Adams.
According to David Moore of the Dallas Morning News, the Cowboys offered a first-round pick to the Jets in exchange for Adams. While ESPN's Adam Schefter notes that the Ravens were "actively going after" the Jets safety.
The asking price for Adams was "a shade under" what the Jaguars got for cornerback Jalen Ramsey, according to Breer, and the price tag was too high to get a deal done.
Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below from the deadline:
• Potential trades for Jamal Adams are not heating up with 20 minutes left before the trade deadline. (Josina Anderson, ESPN)
• Two teams are competing for Jamal Adams in trade talks with the Jets (Connor Hughes, The Athletic).
• The Jets are asking for more than a first-round pick in a potential trade with the Cowboys for Jamal Adams. (Ian Rapoport, NFL Network)
• The Jets don't plan to trade Le'Veon Bell before the deadline. The team has received calls about Bell but there's not enough interest to make a deal. (Adam Schefter, ESPN)
• At least six teams have called the Broncos to ask about acquiring CB Chris Harris. (Josina Anderson, ESPN)
• Jamal Adams would like to return to his home state of Texas and play for the Cowboys. (Ryan Clark, ESPN)
• The Rams are trading CB Aqib Talib and a fifth-round draft pick to Miami for a future pick. (Adam Schefter, ESPN)
• The Cowboys have touched base with the Jets concerning a possible deal for S Jamal Adams. He's indicated he is open to a trade. (Ian Rapoport, NFL Network)
• The Redskins are open to trading LT Trent Williams but aren't asking for just draft picks in return. Washington is interested in Browns CB Denzel Ward. (Ian Rapoport, NFL Network)
• The Falcons released longtime kicker Matt Bryant. After he missed two field goals against the Seahawks on Sunday, the team decided to make a change. Atlanta has agreed to terms with kicker Younghoe Koo. (Team announcement)
• The Jets are looking to trade Le'Veon Bell before the deadline. (Manish Mehta, New York Daily News)
• The Browns have traded DE/LB Genard Avery to the Eagles.
• Jets are reportedly trading Leonard Williams to the Giants for two draft picks. (Adam Schefter, ESPN)
• The Miami Herald reported that the Dolphins agreed in principle to trade RB Kenyan Drake to another team, and Monday morning, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Drake is headed to the Cardinals. The former third-round pick has 47 carries for 174 yards as well as 22 receptions for 174 yards this season. The Dolphins announced on Sunday that Drake would not travel with the team to Pittsburgh, an indication he's played his last game with the team.
• Teams have called the Texans about WR DeAndre Hopkins. (Jay Glazer, FOX)
• The market is expected to be active for Melvin Gordon ahead of the trade deadline. Los Angeles is expected to ask for "a lot" in exchange for the back. (Ian Rapoport, NFL Network)
• The Rams "could be open" to trading certain veterans on their roster, including CB Aqib Talib. (Adam Schefter, ESPN)
• The Lions have received calls regarding the availability of cornerback Darius Slay. (Adam Schefter, ESPN)
• The Falcons are not willing to trade tight end Austin Hooper, despite the fact that he is in the final year of his contract. (Adam Schefter, ESPN)